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On moon landing's 50th anniversary, Buzz Aldrin recounts his experiences on NASA's Apollo 11 mission
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On moon landing's 50th anniversary, Buzz Aldrin recounts his experiences on NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon after Neil Armstrong, recounts the highlights of NASA's 1969 Apollo 11 mission — from the launch to homecoming.

Marine ecologist Divya Karnad, 2019 Future of Nature awardee, on working towards sustainable fishing
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Marine ecologist Divya Karnad, 2019 Future of Nature awardee, on working towards sustainable fishing

Marine ecologist Divya Karnad has been working with fisherfolk along the Coromandel and the Konkan coasts, with a desire to bring about change in unsustainable fishing practices. This work has won her the prestigious Future of Nature Award for 2019.

Women in Science: Biochemist Sandhya Visweswariah’s gusto for research and affirmative action
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Women in Science: Biochemist Sandhya Visweswariah’s gusto for research and affirmative action

Sandhya Visweswariah is internationally recognised as a world expert in gut disease. She chairs two biological research labs at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru and has received several grants, fellowships and awards.

Women in Science: Prerna Sharma on uncovering the mysteries of cells with Physics
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Women in Science: Prerna Sharma on uncovering the mysteries of cells with Physics

Prerna Sharma on how theory and experiments go hand-in-hand, and the alarmingly low number of Indian women in Physics

Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem
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Women in Science: Molecular biophysicist R Mahalakshmi on solving the century-old protein-folding problem

But how do proteins fold? What decides their structure and what makes them stay folded? Mahalakshmi is one of the many scientists in the world trying to solve the century-old protein-folding problem.

Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee on why we need unique approach to diagnose paediatric tuberculosis
India

Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee on why we need unique approach to diagnose paediatric tuberculosis

In this podcast by The Life of Science, Aparna Mukherjee talks about developing blood-based tests to monitor the outcome of tuberculosis treatment in young patients

Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on understanding and preventing Type 2 diabetes in India
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Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on understanding and preventing Type 2 diabetes in India

Sucharita Sambashivaiah's goal is to understand the working of Type 2 Diabetes and she does this with her team of MDs, PhDs, dieticians, field scientists, exercise trainers, staff nurses and technicians.

Women in Science: Nutritionist Suparna Ghosh-Jerath researches forgotten foods for public health policy recommendations
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Women in Science: Nutritionist Suparna Ghosh-Jerath researches forgotten foods for public health policy recommendations

Suparna Ghosh-Jerath is a nutritionist who studies nutrition of indigenous foods. Based on her research she makes recommendations to the public health policies of India for reviving local food systems.

Women in Science: Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process taste
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Women in Science: Neurobiologist Pinky Kain studies how fruit flies make feeding decisions and process taste

Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain

Women in Science: Bushra Ateeq on identifying biomarkers for prostate cancer, improving lives of patients
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Women in Science: Bushra Ateeq on identifying biomarkers for prostate cancer, improving lives of patients

Bushra Ateeq is perturbed that very little is known about mutations and alterations carried by people within the Indian subcontinent. This is the scenario that her team wants to change.

Watch: Nanotoxicologist Madhu Khatri talks about the early influences that shaped her research
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Watch: Nanotoxicologist Madhu Khatri talks about the early influences that shaped her research

Panjab University's Madhu Khatri emphasised the importance of support systems in order to balance work and life

Women in Science: Aparna Rao is looking for ways to counter the irreversible effects of glaucoma
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Women in Science: Aparna Rao is looking for ways to counter the irreversible effects of glaucoma

Aparna Rao is working on finding a cure for glaucoma — among the most mysterious and deadly diseases to affect the human eye.

Women in Science: Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan explains her work in tiger conservation
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Women in Science: Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan explains her work in tiger conservation

Ecologist Uma Ramakrishnan on how she made wildlife conservation her life's work

Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee studies if a simple blood test could monitor TB treatment for children
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Women in Science: Aparna Mukherjee studies if a simple blood test could monitor TB treatment for children

At the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), clinician-scientist Aparna Mukherjee is working on the research and development of blood-based tests to manage TB treatment for children

Women in Science: Ecologist Farah Ishtiaq on studying the spread of malaria in birds
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Women in Science: Ecologist Farah Ishtiaq on studying the spread of malaria in birds

Farah Ishtiaq wants to find out how malaria is introduced and if it spreads the same way in birds as it spreads in humans

Women in Science: Physicist Prerna Sharma on unlocking the mysteries of cell structures with her research
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Women in Science: Physicist Prerna Sharma on unlocking the mysteries of cell structures with her research

Prerna Sharma is taking forward a niche area of academics, while also challenging popular notions of being a physics nerd in India

Remembering EC George Sudarshan: A look at the physicist's time at the Indian Institute of Science
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Remembering EC George Sudarshan: A look at the physicist's time at the Indian Institute of Science

At least twice in his life, EC George Sudarshan saw further than all his contemporaries and pushed the frontier of what was known and understood. Of how many scientists can we say the same?

Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes
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Women in Science: Sucharita Sambashivaiah on her prevention plan for Type 2 diabetes

Sucharita Sambashivaiah and her team of researchers are looking into an unconventional aspect of Type 2 Diabetes, and studying how the disease can be better managed in Indians

Women in Science: Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain
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Women in Science: Dr Pinky Kain studies fruit flies to answer how ‘taste’ is processed by our brain

Neurobiologist Dr Pinky Kain Sharma studies the fruit fly (Drosophila) to answer questions like how information about taste is conveyed to the brain | #WomenInScience | #FirstCulture

Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research
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Women in Science: What Sonam Mehrotra's studies on DNA replication and damage mean for cancer research

This week, in our #WomenInScience series, we're profiling the work of ACTREC's cancer biologist Sonam Mehrotra